Monitoring intracranial pressure, perfusion and metabolism
Pattinson K., Wynne-Jones G., Imray CHE.
Cerebral monitoring is important for management of severe head injury. It is also used in subarachnoid haemorrhage, stroke, intracerebral haematoma, meningitis, encephalopathies, hepatic failure, after neurosurgery and in patients undergoing carotid artery surgery. This article provides an overview of cerebral monitoring techniques available in clinical practice. © The Board of Management and Trustees of the British Journal of Anaesthesia  All rights reserved.